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English term or phrase:sleep-tightened
Spanish translation:aletargado/adormecido
Entered by: Worldcita
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15:20 Oct 23, 2006
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / adjetivo
English term or phrase: sleep-tightened
Hola Amigos de Proz...

que creen que pueda ser sleep-tightened Village....como se pudiera decir en español???

Gracias
Worldcita
Local time: 17:40
aletargado/adormecido
Explanation:
La expressión "sleep tight" significa dormir seguro, profundamente, sin problemas, sin pesadillas, etc. Referido a un pueblo yo diría que pudiera ser un pueblo tranquilo o incluso mas bien aletargado, adormecido, o amodorrado, donde no pasan muchas cosas.

...Susan Eppes' line, with its clear link between 'sleep tight' and 'sleep well', leads us to what is the most probable explanation for the phrase. The word tight, although not often used in this way now, means 'firm, sound, secure' (as in 'sit tight'). So, 'sleep tight' just means 'sleep soundly'
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Bàrbara Planas, Ph.D.
Local time: 23:40
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3 +1aletargado/adormecidoBàrbara Planas, Ph.D.


  

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aletargado/adormecido


Explanation:
La expressión "sleep tight" significa dormir seguro, profundamente, sin problemas, sin pesadillas, etc. Referido a un pueblo yo diría que pudiera ser un pueblo tranquilo o incluso mas bien aletargado, adormecido, o amodorrado, donde no pasan muchas cosas.

...Susan Eppes' line, with its clear link between 'sleep tight' and 'sleep well', leads us to what is the most probable explanation for the phrase. The word tight, although not often used in this way now, means 'firm, sound, secure' (as in 'sit tight'). So, 'sleep tight' just means 'sleep soundly'


    Reference: http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/sleep%20tight.html
Bàrbara Planas, Ph.D.
Local time: 23:40
Native speaker of: Native in CatalanCatalan, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 12

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